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Guidebook to Dermatologic Diagnosis, 1st Edition

Guidebook to Dermatologic Diagnosis, 1st Edition
Guidebook to Dermatologic Diagnosis, 1st Edition
  • Author: Walsh
  • ISBN: 9780071738750
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
  • Pages: 624
  • Dimensions: 28X15
  • Year Published: 2022
Ex Tax: 61.32€


A unique, highly visual and
systematic approach to dermatologic diagnosis

Guidebook to Dermatologic
Diagnosis provides an innovative and methodical approach to the diagnosis of
skin lesions and rashes. The mainstay of diagnosis in dermatology is the
physical exam which rests on visual diagnosis. This resource classifies
dermatoses on morphologic grounds with diseases that look the same grouped
together. Centered around “The Wheel of Diagnosis” which factors in several important
clinical considerations necessary to formulate an accurate diagnosis, the book
is enhanced by numerous images organized by clinical appearance rather than
known diagnosis. This type of image grouping is specifically designed to teach
readers how to think through and eventually arrive at an accurate

Each chapter is enhanced by
tips on special testing, management, as well as the diagnostic approach. 
Although primarily written to be an innovative way to enhance dermatologic
diagnostic skills, this unique resource can also be used at the point of care
to confirm diagnosis. Whether you are a medical student, dermatology resident,
internist, family practitioner looking to develop your approach to dermatology,
or a seasoned dermatologist looking to augment your methodology of teaching
differential diagnosis, this book is intended to be your guide, your authority,
and your companion. 

Guidebook to Dermatologic
Diagnosis provides in-depth coverage of:

  • How to use the “Wheel of Diagnosis”

  • Diagnostic clues from secondary lesions and
    pigment changes

  • Reaction patterns and color differentials
    as diagnostic determinants

  • Dermal,  papulosquamous,
    vesiculobullous, vascular, and eczematous reaction patterns

  • Examining the scalp, hair, nails, mucous
    membranes, and lymph nodes

  • Bedside diagnostic maneuvers, and more

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